Wednesday, April 28
■ Noon Tunes: Take in live music in Trotter Courtyard in downtown Columbus 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Complimentary beverages; lunch by Zachary’s available for purchase. Main Street Columbus, 662-328-6305.
Friday, April 30
■ Felder Rushing live broadcast: Horticulturist Felder Rushing of MPB’s “Gestalt Gardener” hosts a live broadcast at 8:30 a.m. at the Hitching Lot Farmers Market, Second Avenue and Second Street North, Columbus. Rushing signs his new book. Bring a plant to swap. mpbonline.org.
Friday and Saturday, April 30, May 1
■ Ralph Null Studio Open House: A benefit Open House at Ralph Null’s studio, 624 First St. So. April 30 4-7 p.m. and May 1 9 a.m.-noon features Null’s original art. Proceeds benefit Columbus Arts Council and Golden Triangle Homeless Coalition.
Saturday, May 1
■ Plant sale: Oktibbeha Master Gardeners host a plant sale 8-11 a.m. at Starkville’s Community Market, Lampkin Street. Proceeds benefit horticulture-related scholarships to MSU.
Thursday, May 6
■ National Day of Prayer observance: This 45-minute program on the lawn of the Lowndes County Courthouse begins at noon. Social distancing will be possible; seating provided for those unable to stand. Presented by the Christian Community in Prayer Committee.
Friday, May 7
■ ECW May Luncheon, Bake Sale: St Paul’s Episcopal Church hosts this annual event (all take-out this year due to COVID) from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Pick up at Fourth Street South entrance, Columbus. Orders for chicken salad or barbecue plates ($12), or Boston butts $30), must be placed by noon April 30 to 662-328-8058 or [email protected] Proceeds benefit charities.
Friday, May 14
■ Johnny Cash Historic Marker: Witness the unveiling of the Johnny Cash Country Music Trail Marker unveiling at the corner of Highway 182 and Jackson Street in Starkville at 2 p.m. For more information, contact The Partnership 662-323-3322.
Saturday, May 15
■ Hitching Lot grand opening: The Hitching Lot Farmers Market opens for the season, 7-10 a.m., with local produce and crafts and homemade goodies. (Second Street and Second Avenue North). Kids’ yoga is 8:30 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. The 4-H Horse and Livestock Club offers pony rides and petting zoo. 662-328-6305.
■ Third Street Art & Music Fair: The Columbus Arts Council and Munson Brothers present this celebration of music and arts 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next to the Munson Brothers’ patio, Second Avenue North (by Farmers Market).
Saturday, May 15
■ Third Saturday Art & Music Fair: Sponsored by Columbus Arts Council and Munson and Brothers, enjoy art and music, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., next to the Munson and Brothers Patio at Second Avenue North and Third Street. Columbus Arts Council, 662-328-ARTS.
Sunday, May 16
■ Roast-N-Boast Four-Person Scramble: Shotgun start at 2 p.m., Elm Lake Golf Course. $75/person, includes range balls, beverage carts on course and food at turn in. Hole-In-One on the par 3’s could win cash prizes and a chance at 2021 car. Amber Henson, 662-645-8291.